Transport

A range of parking and transport options are available to staff and students for commuting to and between campuses.

The University encourages the use of sustainable transport such as walking, cycling, public transport and carpooling.

  • Bike parking

    Secure bike sheds are located at North Terrace, Waite, AHMS and Rundle Mall Plaza. CCTV-monitored undercover bike racks are also available at North Terrace and Waite.

    Access to secure bike sheds is available to current University of Adelaide staff, students and visitors. Complete the bike shed access form and swipe access will be added to your ID card. Bike shed access requests typically take 2-3 business days to process.  

    For more information about bike parking and support for cyclists, visit Ecoversity.

    Report a stolen bike

    To report a stolen bike, visit the Security Office at your campus or call 831 35990. Security will write an Incident Report based on information you provide and will check to see if your bike parking location was covered by CCTV. 

    Once the University Incident Report is done, you’ll need to report the theft with SA Police on 131 444. Let SAPOL know if Security has CCTV footage. SAPOL will give you a Police Incident Report Number to provide back to the Security Office. It will be up to you to liaise with SAPOL as the investigation progresses. 

    The best security against bike theft is using a D-lock and parking your bike in a secure bike shed.

  • Car parking

    There is limited car parking and motorbike parking available at all campuses. If parking on the North Terrace campus you must display a valid parking permit on your vehicle.

    Visit the parking website to learn more about parking on campus or to apply for a parking permit, disability permit or temporary parking permit.

  • Inter-campus shuttle bus

    The University operates an inter-campus shuttle bus between Roseworthy, North Terrace and Waite between March and November. The fare is $2.00 each way and tickets are available from the bus driver.

    Northbound timetable 

    Run Departure time
    Depart Waite Campus 7.00am
    Arrive North Terrace Campus 7.20am
    Depart North Terrace Campus 7.25am
    Arrive Brougham Place Uniting Church 7.30am
    Arrive Bus Stop 26 7.35am
    Arrive Bus Stop 47 7.45am
    Arrive Elizabeth Police Station 8.00am
    Arrive Roseworthy Campus 8.30am

    Southbound timetable 

    Run Departure time
    Depart Roseworthy Campus 5.15pm
    Arrive Elizabeth Police Station 5.35pm
    Arrive Bus Stop 47 5.45pm
    Arrive Bus Stop 26 5.55pm
    Arrive North Terrace Campus 6.20pm
    Depart North Terrace Campus 6.25pm
    Arrive Waite Campus 6.40pm

    Please note:

    • The driver will stop at additional stops if a booking is made 24 hours in advance. Download the timetable (includes additional stops).
    • The bus from North Terrace leaves from Western Drive next to the Art Gallery lawns. 
    • The bus from Roseworthy leaves from out the front of Roseworthy College Hall.
    • The bus from Waite leaves from out front of the Security House on Waite Road.
    • A University ID card is required to use the service.
    • Scheduled times and routes may vary due to traffic conditions, the number of passengers and security priorities. 

    Staff and student hotline

    A new hotline/booking number (8440 1600) is available for staff and students to:

    1. make general inter-campus shuttle enquiries;
    2. book the inter-campus bus for an additional pickup from one of the listed stops; and
    3. make calls on the day (e.g. if a bus hasn’t arrived).
  • North Terrace after-hours shuttle bus

    During the academic year, a free after-hours shuttle bus service is available to take students and staff up to 2.5 km from the North Terrace campus. The bus passes through the eastern and western central business districts, stopping at the North Adelaide colleges, The Village (Grote Street) and the AHMS building. Learn more & view the bus timetable.

    Please note this shuttle does not run between 1 December and 28 February inclusive.

  • Roseworthy commuter shuttle bus

    A shuttle bus operates between the Roseworthy Campus and Gawler train station Monday to Friday. Services are timed to link with the Adelaide-Gawler trains.

    Run Departure time
    Gawler to Roseworthy 8.35am
    Roseworthy to Gawler 8.50am
    Gawler to Roseworthy 12.00pm
    Roseworthy to Gawler 12.30pm
    Roseworthy to Gawler 5.00pm
    Gawler to Roseworthy 5.50pm
    Roseworthy to Gawler 6.10pm

    Please note:

    • The service commences 28 February 2022.
    • The bus departs from out the front of Roseworthy College Hall.
    • A University ID card is required to use the service.
    • Passengers will be required to tell the bus driver whether they are University staff or student. 

  • Roseworthy after-hours shuttle bus

    After 6pm on weekdays, on weekends and public holidays, a shuttle bus service is provided between the Roseworthy Campus and Gawler train station for students and staff living on campus who do not have access to a personal vehicle.

    To arrange transport, contact the Roseworthy Security Office in advance on 831 37999.